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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Oct 25, 2016, 09:22 PM

2. Trickle Down can only be sold to voters under the impression that it's never been tried.

The longest dose of it nationally had to be under GW Bush. Reagan talked it up but got antsy when the deficit ballooned and raised taxes a little. Not enough to stave off the recession in the early 90's but he did water it down a bit. GW was all in, deficits be damned, and voila, Great Recession of 2008.

The problem with the "theory" is that it can't be applied long enough to test because it destroys the economy it claims to save. I hate that people have to be the guinea pigs there.

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